An emperor’s wraith from the grave that would see the fall of a dynasty and the rise of the samurai.
Book 3 Of the Blood Samurai Historical Fantasy Series Blade of Retribution
At great cost to his soul and sanity, Riku believes he has the demon Sutoku under control. With the aid of the witch Takiyasha hime the demon Sutoku is no longer a separate presence but a part of Riku – a part that demands the blood of those he seeks his vengeance upon.
The war that had been brewing has been in stalemate and a supernatural famine is tearing apart the land. Before it reaches it’s breaking point the Taira move against the Minamoto and the Minamoto will be ready.
For they have also made a pack for power and as betrayal after betrayal comes, the dark forces that threaten to consume the land grow stronger and stronger.
Will Riku be able to overcome his past and stop both his and his country’s descent into madness?
Book 3 is the final installation of the Blood Samurai Trilogy, if you enjoy your Japanese historical fiction with samurai fantasy and yokai, get the last book on the Genpei war today.